Health Minister Luis Sucre said that the age range for vaccination could be expanded after meeting patients with chronic diseases.
The Minister of Health of Panama, Luis Francisco Sucre
said that the possibility of expanding the age range for vaccination against covid
-19 in the country between the months of August and September is being evaluated.
“I think that possibly in August or September we will open the margin so that everyone who wants to be vaccinated and is 12 years old or older can get vaccinated ... we have been talking and we are going to propose it in the vaccine
operations center in such a way that later that we comply with those with chronic diseases, then we can also give them access to them," said Minister Luis Francisco Sucre
indicated that if the age range for vaccination against covid
-19 were extended, the immunization strategy would be developed as it has been established so far, announcing in advance the centers authorized by townships.
This Wednesday, July 14, the Ministry of Health began immunization with the dose of the pharmaceutical company Pfizer
for chronic patients or those with a disability over 12 years of age in the Juan Díaz district.
It has also started vaccination in various circuits for people over 40 years old.
is being applied voluntarily to men and women over 30 years of age.